Texas Library Journal

Articles from Vol. 90, No. 1, Spring

A Welcome to the TLA 2014 Conference
The 2014 TLA Annual Conference, establishes one of the nations premier interactive and engaging professional forums for library professionals. TLA is the only continuing education forum dedicated to the specialized interests of Texas librarians and library...
Libraries Change Lives: DECLARATION FOR THE RIGHT TO LIBRARIES
In the spirit of the United States Declaration of Independence and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we believe that libraries are essential to a democratic society. Every day, in countless communities across our nation and the world, millions...
#Libraries #Communities #Diversity #TLALibrarians
A merica thrives on diversity./-M A synthesis of the world's plentiful -Z J. and varied races, religions, and cultures, the U.S. is home to all. I enjoy telling my students about my first job in a library. I was an intern in the Atlanta mayor's program...
LIBRARIES & SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Collaborative Efforts at Harris County Public Library
ibraries thrive on collaboration. At Harris County Public Library (HCPL), a 26 branch system serving the Houston area, this holds especially true for the wealth of creative programs its branches offer to their respective communities. While many of our...
Poetry in the Library
With the new rigors of STAAR and the inclusion of poetry in this state-wide test, school librarians across Texas have the opportunity to lead the way in making poetry resources available on their respective campuses. But our involvement with poetry can...
Say Cheeese for Texas Libraries: Snapshot Day 2013
Texas L.ibrary Snapshot Day is an annual tradition. During this promotional event, libraries pick one day in October (the official Snapshot Day is billed as October 31 each year) to gather and submit information about library activities. It is a "snapshot"...
Tla Reading Lists
For more information about CE events, credit, and registration, visit www. txla. org/CE.SPRING WEBINARSThe Power of Positive Conflict Resolution: How to Take Any Situation from Breakdown to Breakthrough in Eight Simple StepsMay 1, 2-3 pmThis powerful...
We Appreciate Our Corporate Members
GEORGE COEBaker & Taylor has been a dedicated supporter and sponsor of TLA for more than 30 years. We truly enjoy the energy and spirit of our Texas Library partners, and share their passion for providing products and services to the library community.DON...
What Does the Library of the Future Look like to You?
We have all been asked some version of: "Aren't libraries becoming obsolete?" To which we offer a standard answer about the explosion of information, the need to help people find what they need, the importance of providing access to diverse technologies,...
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